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THE NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK

List entry Number: 1133063

Location

24, BANK STREET
8 AND 10, PIECE HALL YARD
THE NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK, 7, HUSTLEGATE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Bradford

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Aug-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 336668

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5111 HUSTLERGATE BD1

No 7 SE 1633 SW 36/685 (The National Westminster Bank)

II*

2. Includes No 24 Bank Street and Nos 8 and 10 Piece Hall Yard. Important corner site with fronts to Bank Street and Piece Hall Yard. Built as the Bradford Commercial Bank and completed to the designs of Andrews and Pepper in 1868. Elaborate Gothic with mid C13 detail, complementing the Wool Exchange. Two-storeys and attics, millstone grit ashlar with sandstone and polished granite dressings. The corner is emphasised by a square 3-storey tower with a pierced, pinnacled, parapet and surmounted by a steep truncated slate roof with large lucarne dormers and wrought iron cresting. The windows and doors have pink or grey granite shaft colonettes, the foliate capital mouldings continued as impost bands. Drip moulds on head stops. The first floor windows are of 2-lights with quatrefoils piercing the tympani. The first floor windows on the corner tower have applied crocketed gables and give onto pierced stone balconies. Above the first floor is a corbelled pierced stone parapet with sharply gabled dormers set behind. The banking hall has a corbelled vaulted ceiling divided into panels decorated with Coats of Arms.

Listing NGR: SE1637533155

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National Grid Reference: SE 16375 33155

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